Biology home - General information
Welcome to the Department of Biology
Our department offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in Cell and Molecular Biology; Ecology, Evolution, and Behaviour; and Physiology and Biochemistry. We also participate in exciting interdisciplinary degree programs including Environmental Science, Biopharmaceutical Science, and Chemical and Environmental Toxicology.
The state-of-the-art laboratory facilities within the Biosciences Complex offer an unparalleled experience to our undergraduate students. The Biology Department is the home of CAREG, the Centre for Advanced Research in Environmental Genomics; a multidisciplinary institute mandated to study the effects of environmental disturbances on biological function.
Biology home - Recent news
- A paper by Emily M. Standen on developmental plasticity and the origin of tetrapods was published in Nature journal of science.
- Kathleen Gilmour (Department of Biology) and Pieter Hofstra (Department of Mathematics and Statistics) earn the Award of Excellence in Education from the University of Ottawa. Congratulations!
- Keith Seifert a lancé le 19 septembre un livre intitulé The Genera of Hyphomycetes (en anglais seulement). Voir les photos du lancement.
- Keith Seifert has renewed his Alfred P. Sloan Foundation grant, a 2-year US$600,000 grant which will allow his team to build a database of fungi present in our indoor environments and to understand how they interact with each other and with humans.